Alok Misra as Chief Financial Officer and Abnash Singh as Chief
Bangalore, August 31, 2005
The MphasiS BFL Group, a leading provider of IT and BPO solutions
today announced the appointment of Alok Misra, as Chief Financial
Officer (CFO), MphasiS and Abnash Singh, as Chief Information Officer
Misra, who was earlier Vice President – Finance at MphasiS
will take over from Ravi Ramu. Alok has been with MphasiS for close
to 5 years and his responsibilities included - looking after the
Accounts and Audit of all companies under local and US GAAP, International
Taxation, Treasury & Cash Flow Management, Risk Management,
Investor Relations, MIS including planning, budgeting & reporting
and setting up systems and controls. Alok joined MphasiS after a
10 year stint with ITC and is a Chartered Accountant by training.
Singh takes over from Aditya Menon, who in his new role at MphasiS,
now oversees product management in Solutions. Abnash brings with
him vast experience in the IT industry in his earlier positions
at Compaq, Unilever and vMoksha. With close to twenty five years
of experience in the IT industry of which fifteen years of experience
is in the outsourcing business, Abnash also has extensive know-how
in the management of quality processes, implementation of SAP/PeopleSoft
ERPs, CRM and management of infrastructure integration.
Jerry Rao, Chairman and CEO, MphasiS said,
“We are extremely happy to announce these two appointments.
While Alok has been instrumental in managing the Group’s Finance
and Accounting responsibilities for the past few years, Abnash has
sound experience in the IT field with particular expertise in the
outsourcing business. Abnash’s vast global experience as well
as multi - sector expertise, will play a crucial role in further
enhancing our growing business across diverse sectors.
Commenting on his new position, Alok said, “I am extremely
excited to oversee the management of MphasiS’ financial responsibilities.
Having already been involved in the Company’s finances, I
look forward to an even more challenging tenure ahead.”
Speaking on his appointment, Abnash said,
“I keenly look forward to my new role at MphasiS. With MphasiS
witnessing dynamic growth across verticals, and expanding its international
and domestic business, I am eager to utilize my experience in the
relevant fields for the augmentation of MphasiS’ business.”
Abnash has a Masters in Business Administration from Indian Institute
of Management, Ahmedabad and is an Indian Institute of Technology,
Delhi graduate, with a major in Chemical Engineering.
The MphasiS Group is a leading provider of software and system
integration technology and IT-enabled services for consumer-focused
corporations. The Company currently has 9000+ employees spread across
23 offices and 9 development centers worldwide. Additional information
can be found at www.mphasis.com